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djibouti yemen ferry 4x4

I have tried searching the forum but can't find any info, hopefully somone can help

Is there a ferry from Djibouti to Yemen that can carry a 4x4 vehicle and passengers?

If not, are there any other routes from Africa to Yemen?

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Hi,
I try to give you some information about ferry from Djibouti to Yemen.Visas for either country must be obtained in advance they are not avilable at the borderCrossing this border isn't as difficult if you go on the Wednesday (when the large passenger ferry leaves from Djibouti City to Obock). The ferry leaves Djibouti City at 11am and costs DFr1000 . Once it arrives in Obock, watch out for Toyota pickups to Moulhoule or "Assab" (the latter also go to Moulhoule only). A ride will cost DFr2000 . It takes about 2 hours from Obock to Moulhoule on a dirt track through the desert - watch out for gazelles! In Moulhoule passports are checked but not stamped by the Djiboutian authorities. Not getting a stamp is no problem if heading for Eritrea, but those coming to Djibouti should insist on getting stamped in or they will face difficulties when leaving Djibouti via another crossing.
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4x4

Can the ferry transport a 4x4?

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Is this correct?

When I crossed last year in September I cam from Al Marka to Djibouti but there is deffinatly NO ferry doing this trip. I crossed on a small wooden dhow with my motorbike. You may be lucky enough to get a larger boat from Aden but please don't hold your breath. I was told that there was no ferry at all when I was in Aden!

Anyway, which ever way you get across, good luck!

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